Visitation, Funeral and Interment Announced for Chicago Firefighter MaShawn Plummer

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Firefighter MaShawn Plummer (SOURCE: Chicago Fire Department)
Firefighter MaShawn Plummer (SOURCE: Chicago Fire Department).

Funeral arrangements were announced Tuesday, December 28, 2021 for Chicago Fire Department Firefighter/EMT MaShawn Plummer of Engine 94, who died Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from injuries he suffered during a rescue operation in a basement apartment fire on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

A Chicago Fire Department memo from Chicago Fire Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt announced the details for visitation and services scheduled for the first week of January 2022.

CFD FF MaShawn J. Plummer

Visitation:
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Leak & Sons Funeral Home
7838 S. Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL 60619

Assembly:
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
6:45 p.m.
CFD/FD Salute formation
Leak & Sons Funeral Home
7838 S. Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL 60619

CFD Walk-Through:
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
7:00 p.m.
Leak & Sons Funeral Home
7838 S. Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL 60619

Visitation:
Thursday, January 6, 2022
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
House of Hope
752 East 114th St
Chicago, IL 60628

Service:
Thursday, January 6, 2022
11:00 a.m.
House of Hope
752 East 114th St
Chicago, IL 60628

Interment:
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Immediately following the service
Oak Woods Cemetery
1035 East 67th St
Chicago, IL 60637










Chicago Fire Department firefighter MaShawn Plummer died from injuries he suffered last Thursday, December 16, 2021 in a fire in a 2-flat apartment building fire in the block of 3100 North Marmora Avenue in Chicago. Chicago firefighters responded about 2:06 a.m. Thursday, December 16, 2021 to a basement fire at the apartment building next to St. Ferdinand Church in the Belmont Central neighborhood. MaShawn Plummer, 30, was transported to Community First Hospital with severe burns, and was transferred to the Loyola University Burn Unit. He suffered burns to his airway, and required endotracheal intubation to maintain his airway. He died Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the Loyola University Burn Unit.




According to the Chicago Fire Department, MaShawn Plummer had just celebrated his 1-year anniversary on the job as a firefighter. Also injured at the fire scene were two men and a woman. All three suffered severe burns, and were also listed in critical condition at Loyola University Medical Center. They were rescued by firefighters when they were trapped in the basement apartment.

FIREGROUND TIMELINE

02:06 AM Dispatch to fire.

02:10 AM – E94 on scene.

02:12 AM – Declared a Working Fire.

02:24 AM – Still and Box, MAYDAY.

02:28 AM – Still and Box Struck Out.

An EMS Plan 1, and Still & Box Alarm, and a Mayday were activated at the fire scene at 3138 N. Marmora when four adult patients (including firefighter Mashawn Plummer) were transported Code Red to hospitals nearby.

One of the other adults also died of injuries suffered at the fire on the same day as the fire.

Chicago Firefighter/EMT MaShawn Plummer, of Engine 94 joined the Chicago Fire Department in December 2020. Engine 94 was the first fire engine on the scene at 2:10 a.m. Firefighter MaShawn Plummer is scheduled to be transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office via Honor Procession from Loyola University Medical Center at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, 2021. He leaves his mom, dad and four sisters.

A procession is being held for a Chicago Firefighter who died days after being critically injured in a fire in Belmont Central. YouTube Tips ⓘ




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WGN (December 16, 2021): Four people, including a firefighter, were hospitalized after a fire in the Belmont Central neighborhood. YouTube Tips ⓘ

CBS Chicago (December 16, 2021): One person died and three people, including a Chicago Firefighter, are in critical condition after a fire in Belmont Central. YouTube Tips ⓘ

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